'''Misericordia University''' is a four-year, Roman Catholic Church|Catholic
, co-educational liberal arts university
located on a campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania
, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania|Wilkes-Barre
and Scranton, Pennsylvania|Scranton
within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton|Diocese of Scranton
. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy
on August 15, 1924. The university offers Bachelor's degree|bachelor's
, Master's degree|master's
and Doctoral degree|doctoral
degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates.
On August 24, 2007 Misericordia achieved university status. It was called '''College Misericordia''' prior to August 24, 2007.